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Lincoln-North Smithfield High Volleyball | Lions keep playoff hopes alive with 3-1 upset of Lady Northmen

October 24, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield seemed ready to do its seniors proud on “Senior Night” Thursday after claiming a rather easy 25-18 verdict in the opening game against Lincoln, but the Lions roared back with three straight triumphs to post a thrilling 3-1 decision at the green-and-white-balloon-adorned Michael F. Lovett Memorial Gymnasium.

R.I. cross country | Class meets this Saturday at Ponaganset High

October 23, 2014

 

It’s officially down to crunch time in Rhode Island cross-country circles. Come this Saturday, the Interscholastic League Class Championships will take flight at Ponaganset High School’s “Covered Bridge” course.

The following are the school assignments in each varsity class, and start times of respective races:

GIRLS

Central Falls-Shea High boys soccer | Raiders prove D-I dominance with 3-0 shut-out of Warriors

October 23, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Back in September, it looked like Shea High would be playing two crucial games against top contenders Central Falls and Central in the final week of the regular season.

Shea High boys soccer | ¡LEANDRO! -- The sky is the limit for Shea soccer phenom Leandro Alves

October 21, 2014


PAWTUCKET  –  Last August, when Shea High’s head soccer coach Pierre Ridore discovered Leandro Alves would be coming out for his team, he didn't have time to celebrate.                      

Lincoln High Tennis | Quite the turnaround: Lions capture Division II title after back-to-back winless seasons

October 19, 2014

PAWTUCKET-- The final shot signified the astounding turnaround the Lincoln High girls' tennis program has made in the span of just 12 months.


On match point, senior co-captain Tallia Akay knocked a backhand off the net cord, and it barely trickled over. When the ball bounced softly on the side of South Kingstown senior Annie Madden, her Lions' teammates scrambled through the gate on the wooded side of Slater Park's Mike Kenny Courts to rush Akay.

Tolman High Football | TY-REAL DEAL: Whitaker, Vargulish help Tigers top Mt. Pleasant with comeback

October 18, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Tyreal Whitaker and Jason Vargulish worked some magic on Friday night, combining for two touchdown passes in the second half that propelled Tolman to a dramatic 18-15 victory over Mount Pleasant.
 
Trailing 15-6 at halftime, Tolman cut into its deficit when Whitaker found Vargulish open for a 24-yard touchdown reception midway through the third quarter.
 

Tolman girls' volleyball | With 10 straight wins, the Tigers are dominating D-II

October 15, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Tolman High continued one of the most dominating runs imaginable on Tuesday night when the Tigers captured their ninth 3-0 victory in their last 10 Division II-North matches. This romp came over a 1-10 Tiverton team that offered only token resistance.

LONG COURTSHIP: Time, language, distance couldn't separate Paula Cadavid from her sport

October 14, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Six years, and just shy of three thousand miles separated Paula Cadavid from her sport.

To be reunited, it took a passion that wouldn’t fade and the devotion of a handful of sympathetic coaches. Her story is a reminder that sometimes, the well-worn phrase “love of the game” actually means what it says.

Tolman High Football | Tigers take down defending D-II champs West Warwick, 15-13

October 12, 2014


WEST WARWICK — Tolman ended West Warwick’s 13-month unbeaten at Maznicki Field thanks to two long runs, some solid defense and an unplanned two-point conversion.
 
The Tigers and Wizards were knotted at 13 following a seven-yard touchdown run from junior Jacob Vargulish with 5 minutes, 47 seconds left in the fourth quarter. The Tigers lined up for the extra point, but the snap was poor and Vargulish had to improvise.

St. Raphael Football | Saints stay unbeaten with 35-7 thrashing of Mt. Hope

October 11, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Unbeaten St. Raphael Academy turned a solid Mount Hope team every which way but loose during a 35-7 romp over the Huskies on Friday night at Pariseau Field.